Nearly 24 million children have parents without full-time jobs, and many others earn too little to help their families flourish. We invest in finding ways to connect parents to economic opportunity so that the family can thrive.
In this report the reader gets an overview of how the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative created jobs and contracting work for low-income people of color, women and local Baltimore businesses during a huge community redevelopment project. The report includes lessons learned about incorporating the strategies of economic inclusion into community development, which places the East Baltimore initiative’s efforts within a national context.
What will it take to end racism, bigotry and ethnic hatred in America? Patrick McCarthy, Casey Foundation president & CEO, offers strategies to help children and youth embrace a more equitable and inclusive society.
As the 2020 U.S. census approaches, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights has produced a series of fact sheets and data tables to encourage an accurate record of people most often missed by the decennial count.
More workers are being scheduled and paid on an as-needed basis instead of having steady hours and earnings — an arrangement often referred to as gig work. During a recent webinar, experts explored this changing landscape and shared strategies to support job seekers and employers.
In the United States, 17% of children — 12.5 million kids total — are living in poverty, according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure. This statistic varies widely by state, with the rate of child poverty reported as three times higher in California (24%) versus Minnesota (8%).